By John Julius Norwich
John Julius Norwich's impressive historical past of Venice from its origins to its eighteenth century fall. 'Lord Norwich has enjoyed and understood Venice in addition to the other Englishman has ever performed. He has positioned readers of his iteration extra in his debt than the other English writer' Peter Levi, The Sunday occasions.
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A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich